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The Retreat Files: Blending Backgrounds

Layer Blending Modes 1. Open or create two separate layers to be directly on top of one another that you want to ‘mix’ together. This could be: Papers on Papers/Elements Elements on Papers/Elements Photos on Papers/Elements Adjustment Layers, like Solid … Continue reading

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The Retreat Files: Creating A Silhouette In Photoshop

1. Open Photoshop or other photo editing program. 2. Open photo you want to use to create the silhouette. File>Open>Select folder where the photo is located>Open.                     3. Click on the … Continue reading

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The Retreat Files: Double Page Layouts

Do you ever find yourself with a huge amount of photos from certain events or holidays and become overwhelmed with trying to fit all of the “important” ones onto one scrapbook page? In this class we will learn a simple … Continue reading

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